Skip to main content


Study at a Global Crossroads

For over 165 years, students have come from around the world to study at St. Francis College. Located in Brooklyn, one of New York City's most diverse boroughs, SFC students hail from more than 78 national backgrounds, forming an engaged and welcoming community of global learners. Whether you're a prospective international student interested in obtaining a degree or a current student looking to study abroad, SFC Global is your one-stop shop for all things global at SFC.

SFC Global

Steps to Apply

St. Francis College stands apart from other colleges with its broad array of degrees, small classes led by expert faculty and strong job/career outcomes.

Student Services

ISS staff members help with everything including Form I-20, F-1 student visa process, International Student Orientation, employment workshops and more.

Study Abroad

Explore opportunities to have a once-in-a-lifetime experience – including faculty-led programs, semester or year abroad, and short-term programs.

Our Mission

At St. Francis College, international students are destined for success; each international student is provided with an opportunity to participate in impactful global engagement through transformational college experiences and a diverse environment for intellectual excellence, thus developing them into leaders who will make a difference in today's globalized world.

We Realize Our Mission By

  1. Increasing our international student population through strategic and multifaceted recruitment approaches in various international markets, and expanding institutional capacity to effectively meet international student needs and support them through their college journey
  2. Building and promoting study and internships abroad and academic exchange programs with foreign institutions through integrated institutional strategy for education abroad and at SFC
  3. Infusing global perspectives/competencies into the SFC curriculum to better prepare all students for the 21st-century workforce
  4. Preparing students as responsible, globally-minded citizens through civic and global engagement co-curricular programs and activities (often led by faculty)
  5. Expanding the “SFC Global” brand to effectively develop comprehensive relationships in different parts of the world, setting a standard for quality, engaged, and affordable education at the global crossroads of Brooklyn/NYC

Institute for Global Engagement

The focus of the Institute for Global Engagement at SFC Global is to promote global awareness, global perspective, and global engagement throughout the institution. We strive to ensure every SFC student has the chance for meaningful global engagement.

SFC Welcome Wall

SFC has inaugurated the Welcome Wall, celebrating the diversity of our international students who represent 78 national backgrounds and speak 40 different languages. Click here for the full list of national backgrounds and languages represented.

Amnesty International Chapter at SFC

SFC’s Amnesty International Chapter wins an honorable mention award for Its activism at the Amnesty International USA Annual General Meeting.

Meet the Students

Meet the SFC Global Team
VP for Academic Affairs for Partnerships & Enrollment, Dean of Graduate, Online & Professional Programs, Accreditation Liaison Officer

Gale Gibson-Gayle

[email protected]
Office: 718.489.5240 
Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs for Graduate, Online and Professional Programs

Michelle Steven

[email protected]
Office: 718.489.3470 

This site uses cookies

We use cookies to improve user experience and analyze website traffic. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the use of cookies.